Germany’s Debt Brake Strikes Again, Spain’s Pedro Sanchez Secures New Term, Portugal’s Costa Resigns, and a Conversation with Rym Momtaz

Max and Donatienne discuss a recent major blow to Germany’s environmental strategy, Spain’s prime minister Pedro Sanchez officially forming a new government, the resignation of Portuguese PM Antonio Costa, and the EU’s artillery promise to Ukraine falling flat. Then, Max is joined for a conversation with Rym Momtaz, consultant research fellow for European foreign policy and security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), on Emmanuel Macron and French foreign policy. 


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Max Bergmann
Director, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program and Stuart Center
Donatienne Ruy
Director, Executive Education and Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy, and Fellow, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program